Indivisible-A Practical Guide for Resisting Trump

When we put the Indivisible Guide online as a poorly formatted, typo-filled Google Doc, we never imagined how far and fast it would spread. Since December, the guide has been downloaded over a million times. More than 4,500 local groups have signed up to resist the Trump agenda in nearly every congressional district in the […]

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February 11, 2017

Adopt-a-Highway Roadside Cleanup

The RCDP participants will meet at 9 a.m. in the Midtown Kroger parking lot, directly across from Zaxby’s. Due to cool temperatures, warm clothing is suggested. Closed toe shoes are required. Please bring gloves for protection while picking up trash. Let use know if you will be there so we know how to plan the […]

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January 29, 2017

RCDP Annual Labor Day Picnic

The Roane County Annual Labor Day picnic is just around the corner. So come on out Monday September 5th to the Roane County Park Shelter 2 at 12 noon. Bring family and friends. Free Admission! Food and fun provided. Special guest speakers include Melody Shekari, candidate for US Congress-3rd Congressional District. And, Larry Best, Vice […]

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August 24, 2016

One of These Three Judges Is About to Become President Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

Three men, no women, are on President Barack Obama’s short list to be nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court. All three are federal appeals court judges, Reuters reports. The three are Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Judge Sri Srinivasan, also of the D.C. Court of […]

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March 11, 2016

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TNDP Chair Mary Mancini Issues Statement on Minimum Wage Bill

Nashville, Tenn. (March 7, 2016) – TNDP chair Mary Mancini released a statement today criticizing Governor Haslam for turning his back on ordinary Tennesseans and opposing the proposed minimum wage increase. “Governor Haslam doesn’t know what it’s like to live paycheck to paycheck. He is opposing a minimum wage bill by flagging it with a […]

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March 11, 2016

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TNDP Chair Mary Mancini Welcomes County Delegates

Dear Tennessee Democratic Party County Delegates, Hello! Thank you for participating in the Democratic National Committee Convention Delegate Selection Process. More people than ever before are involved this year, which reflects our two quality and very dynamic candidates – Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders. The Tennessee Democratic Party works hard to reflect all […]

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March 11, 2016

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Bill penalizes those filing sexual harassment lawsuits — if they lose

Tennessee’s attorney general is pushing a revision in the rules for sexual harassment lawsuits at the same time he is investigating allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. Jeremy Durham, reports The Tennessean. This law change would specifically apply to people suing a state employee over sexual harassment claims, noted Tennessee House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike […]

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March 3, 2016

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The House ‘baby parts’ committee had its first hearing, and it was just a wacko as you’d expect

The latest House Republican investigative boondoggle has lumbered into existence with the first hearing this week. It went off the rails nearly as much as the Benghazi committee’s Hillary Clinton interrogation, but with the added dash of crazy of it being about “baby parts.” Four of the six people called to testify at Wednesday’s hearing […]

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March 3, 2016

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TNDP: Monthly Memo

Letter to the Editor: Let’s Focus on What Matters to Ordinary Tennesseans Recently The Tennessee State Democrats took to the media and talked about their main priorities for our state. They call it the “6 for ‘16” in Tennessee. It is a focus on things that we all need to see happen in the next […]

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March 3, 2016

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